OBITUARY

Cynthia Ann Wells

December 31, 1957October 26, 2017
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Cynthia Ann Wells, 59, returned to our dear Lord on October 26, 2017. Cynthia was born to Alfred and Veronica Drost on December 31,1957 in Burlington NJ. She is survived by her loving husband, Eddie Wells, daughter Candice Grubb, son Matt Arnwine, brother Joseph Drost, grandchildren Katelyn Cartee, Leah Broome, Makaila Arnwine, Brayden Grubb and countless nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Cynthia was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Reedy Creek Ward. While there, she discovered her lifelong passion for Genealogy and Family History Research and was able to trace several of her family lines back many generations. She was a frequent guest speaker for FTDNA, Lay Family Organization, DAR and many others. She also enjoyed spreading the joyous message of Jesus Christ and was set to embark on a two year mission trip with her husband.

Cynthia also enjoyed traveling both domestically and abroad. Her most recent trip brought her to the Holy Land where she toured several ancient sites. Cynthia had a passion for life and always brought out the best in the people she met.

The family will receive visitors at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Charlotte Central Stake Building located at 2500 Rocky River Rd in Charlotte at 11:00am, the service will then follow at 1pm followed by a gravesite service at the Sharon Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Diabetes Association.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Interment Monday, October 30, 2017

Memories

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November 11, 2017

Dear Eddie,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Although we never had the privilege to meet Cynthia, I am confident she made an impact in this world. May you find comfort knowing you will get to see her again some day as spoken of in
I Thessalonians 4:13-18. Please know prayers are with you and your family during this time. Innovation Health @iPark, Charlotte, NC

Ron Brenner

November 11, 2017

I will forever be grateful for the guidance and encouragement I received from Cynthia for my Lay family research. Her kindness, wisdom and dedication was inspirational.

Holly Lay Yancey

November 10, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Karen Weis

November 10, 2017

Our deepest sympathy Eddie. Cynthia will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. So thankful she came into my life through LFGA. She was an angel indeed on earth and now in heaven. May God bring comfort to you.

Katherine Lay

November 10, 2017

I never had the pleasure of meeting Cynthia in person but her passion for Geneologiy and the Lay family were so helpful to so many people. Her expertise will be missed. My condolences to her family that lost a loved one too soon.

Katherine Borges

November 2, 2017

November 2, 2017

So sad to learn of Cynthia's passing. She was a lovely lady with a kind disposition. I had the pleasure of meeting her at the annual Family Tree DNA Conference on several occasions. She was delightful. Condolences to her family.

Derrell Oakley Teat

November 1, 2017

My heart is broken with Cynthia untimely passing but I know she's in our Lord's arms and her body is healed.
Rest well my sweet friend until we see each other again. I will miss you and our talks and fusses..Love you Sweet Girl!!
Eddie you and Matt are in my prayers.

Mags Gaulden

November 1, 2017

I am surprised and saddened by the news of Cynthia's passing. I knew her through Genetic Genealogy so I know the impact she has had on all she worked with and met in our industry. My thoughts and prayers are with Eddie and the rest of her family and with her family worldwide.

Leo Moretz

November 1, 2017

I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Cynthia's passing! I worked with Cynthia at H&H for 8 years and we always enjoyed an excellent relationship sharing both work and personal experiences. My sincere condolences to Eddie and the rest of her family who I'm sure will miss her greatly.

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